Model # SK7159

Internet #203468176

IDEAL Security 180 lbs. Garage Door Spring

IDEAL Security

180 lbs. Garage Door Spring

  • Orange color-code. 180 lb capacity
  • Same high quality as your original springs. Will last many years
  • Use our Spring Selection Guide to choose the right spring
$2147 /each
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Product Overview

IDEAL Security Garage Door Extension Springs are designed for standard 7 ft. high garage doors. They provide additional lifting power for manual and electric garage doors. Our springs are original equipment quality, made to last for many years. Replacing your springs. If your springs sag or are longer than 25 in. in the relaxed position, it may time to replace them. It's important to always change your springs in pairs to maintain proper balance and to always install safety cables. Spring capacities and colors. You should replace your springs with the same size as the original. Garage door springs are color-coded to indicate weight capacity. You can use our handy Spring Selection Guide to ensure you choose the right springs for your door. Verify your current springs before ordering and installing. All our springs are 25 in. long relaxed and 67 in. when fully stretched. SK7153: 120 lbs. (Green)-SK7155: 140 lbs. (Blue)-SK7157: 160 lbs. (Violet)-SK7159: 180 lbs. (Orange).

  • Enamel coated steel springs are tested to be durable and long-lasting, rated for 12,000 cycles (a cycle is 1 open and 1 close)
  • For standard 7 ft. high doors, 25 in. relaxed, 67 in. when fully stretched
  • Add SK7136 safety cables for added safety
  • See our easy to use selection guide for help choosing the right springs:
  • SK7153: for doors 8 ft. wide, 1.34 in. O.D. wire Dia. 150
  • SK7155: for doors 8 ft. - 9 ft. wide, 1.50 in. O.D. wire Dia .170
  • SK7157: for doors 10 ft. wide, 1.60 in. O.D. wire Dia.180
  • SK7159: for doors 16 ft. wide, 1.75 in. O.D. wire Dia. 195
  • SK7159: for doors 16 ft. wide. 1.75 in. O.D. wire Dia. 195

Info & Guides

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Garage Door Part/Accessory Type
Garage Door Spring
Package Quantity
Product Weight (lb.)
7.708 lb

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited one year warranty: With proof of purchase. Contact Ideal’s customer service for information on missing parts or specific application situations. Customer service: 1-800-361-2236 x 230 or visit our web site at

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Customer Questions & Answers

Does this come with cables ?

Asked by: Beth
We have added a new package, the SK7159P2 which includes safety cables.
Answered by: IdealSecurity
Date published: 2017-08-12

Is this an extension cable?

If yes, by how much can it be streched?
Asked by: Dave
This is an extension spring for sectional garage door. It can be stretched from 25 in to 67 in. It should be used with safety cable SK7136. It is recommended to replace the extension cable using the SK7112 at the same time.
Answered by: IdealSecurity
Date published: 2016-10-13

what is the spring length?

Asked by: cooney
The spring length in the relaxed position is 25".
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2016-10-11

Is this spring compatible with LiftMaster Model 1240?

Asked by: John
Our springs are compatible with most residential garage doors. Check with Liftmaster if the model specified could be used on your application.
Answered by: IdealSecurity
Date published: 2015-09-20
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Customer Reviews

180 lbs. Garage Door Spring is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy installation and works perfect. Easy installation and works perfect.
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good garage door spring Spring works very well. Seems to be of good quality.
Date published: 2014-11-04
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